Lopburi Monkey Banquet
Chak Phra Festival
Celebrated from October 24th to November 1st this festival celebrates the end of Phansa which is a 3-month long Buddhist retreat held in remembrance of Buddha’s ascension to preach to his mother. The Chak Phra Festival is in celebration of Buddha’s return to earth. In lieu of this, images of Buddha are paraded on land and along the river on glittering boats.